Defining Mental Competence for The Purposes of a Will

Did you know that practically any will could be contested? Although the burden of proof for challenging a will sits with the person who contest the will to begin with, it is still possible for someone to allege that a will is simply invalid. Thinking about competency is especially important for adult children who are… Read More »

Are We Ready for Dementia?

Canada’s leading newspaper, the Toronto Star, recently asked its country an important question: are we ready for rapidly rising dementia rates? We can ask ourselves the same question too — both as a society and as individuals. “The tide of dementia is swelling and no country will be spared,” the Star writes. “…This is not just… Read More »